August 2018 Monthly Horoscope: Spiritual Identity Shifts Inward
The month of August 2018 brings with it multiple retrograde planets and a partial solar eclipse. We are being called to journey inward to our spiritual centers. Your search for strength, motivation, and enlightenment during this time has the potential to reveal some powerful insights. There is an opportunity to bring yourself closer to your spiritual identity.
Aries ♈︎ March 20-April 20
Your creativity abounds this month. What brings you joy, what enlivens you? This month you will feel a spiritual pull towards expressing your creative nature. Heart centered and courageous you are ready to show the world what you have to offer! People are interested in what you have to say. You have the power to create something very spiritual and meaningful at this time, don’t hold back.
Taurus ♉︎ April 20-May 21
As the month starts out you have a deep desire to set your focus on your spiritual goals. You are feeling more private than usual; choosing to keep your goals to yourself for now. There is a distinct feeling that if you share your plans for the future they may not come true! At this time you are acting as a bridge between yourself and the outside world. Bring your rich internal life forward and share your dreams with someone you really trust.
Gemini ♊︎ May 21-June 21
Something urges you to spark up a conversation with someone when you least expect it. There are some new friends out there for you waiting to meet you! You have the gift of creating instant connection with others due to your curious nature. Spiritually you are turned inward at this time. The people you meet throughout this month are here to help you along on your journey. Stay mindful and open, you never know where you support may end up coming from!
Cancer ♋︎ June 21-July 23
Communication with your partner is essential at this time. You are trying to find a balance in your love life right now. Taking some time to sit in deep meditation will give you the personal space you need. You are seeking out clarity right now, answers to some of your biggest relationship questions. Practice daily mindfulness this month in order to keep your mind focused and receptive to the information you seeking out at this time. You have the answers within.
Leo ♌︎ July 23-August 23
The beginning of the month starts off with an emotional look into your identity and how you choose to express yourself. You may be more open to criticism at this time, maybe even searching for a more objective point of view from an outside party. You enjoy being the center of attention more than usual right now. There may be some moments for quiet contemplation and deep self reflection toward the middle of the month. Embrace the doors opening up to you at this time!
Virgo ♍︎ August 23-September 23
The start of the month may bring some confusion as you are trying to make plans but may not have all of the facts just yet. Towards the end of the month the information you seek will come to light. Mercury, your sign’s ruling planet, is in retrograde at this time providing you with additional time to make decisions while you gather all of the facts. This month may have some very emotional ups and downs. Some mind expanding revelations are quite possible right now!
Libra ♎︎ September 23-October 23
The groups you tend to spend your time with are in focus this month. As the month starts out you may have a deep sense of awareness that you are being called to fulfill a spiritual mission. You know you will need allies and friends to help you along the way. Towards the end of the month you have the chance to make some connections with people that can help guide you along on your chosen path! Be ready for some wise advice from a seemingly unexpected source.
Scorpio ♏︎ October 23-November 22
This month brings your career into focus. You may be getting more attention than you typically desire. Your psychic senses are very strong right now and you are receiving valuable spiritual insights from the universe. Use this information to your advantage. Mars and Mercury are both retrograde at the start of the month, urging you to take your time and slow down. Reminding yourself to be mindful and grateful will help you combat any feelings of emotional depletion you may have towards the end of the month. Make sure you give yourself a lot of time for self care!
Sagittarius ♐︎ November 22-December 22
There is a deep longing inside of you to expand your awareness and perspectives right now. The urge to travel is stronger then ever at the start of the month. Start making plans to take your personal spiritual journey even deeper. You have the openness at this time to truly reflect on what your next move in life should be. Open yourself up to learning opportunities and invite new teachers into your life. Add a new daily practice or ritual such as meditation or yoga; which will help ground your energy and “exercise” your mind as well as your body.
Capricorn ♑︎ December 22-January 20
You may feel somewhat weighted down at the start of this month as you are particular effected by the current retrograde planets, two of which are in your sign, Pluto and Saturn. Contemplate how far you have come on your journey. The path will clear soon enough, for now you may feel as if you have been put on pause. The universe is giving you the opportunity to truly learn lessons of grounding, hard work, and dedication. You will be gaining a deeper and deeper perspective into the unknown as time unfolds before you.
Aquarius ♒︎ January 20-February 18
The energy of love is in focus at this time and your relationships may be taking a central role in your life right now. You may be working through some seemingly dramatic issues in your love life. Find the spiritual aspect in these experiences. What do you have to learn from your partnerships? There are always deeper layers to be explored. You are very in touch with a seemingly multidimensional view of yourself this month. As you work to find a balance with the people you love, some valuable insights about you are sure to surface.
Gemstone: Rose Quartz
Pisces ♓︎ February 18-March 20
This month starts off with a focus on your daily routines. You are feeling called to schedule out your time a little more effectively. The universe is asking you to review your commitments and your relationships to the concept of time. Often you see times as a circular force driving the cycles of life. This month your perspective will widen as you integrate the concept of linear time into your world view. Set aside time for creativity everyday. Scheduling out time for your creative may seem counterintuitive, but it is just what you need at the moment!